Foley Hosts Discussion on Future of Primary Care Across Africa

20 May 2022 Foley Ignite Blog

On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Foley & Lardner LLP’s New York office hosted Beyond Capital Ventures, a women-led impact venture capital firm offering a diversified portfolio of companies in “need-to-have” sectors, and Penda Health, the third-largest primary care provider in Kenya, for a discussion on the future of primary care across Africa. Attorneys from Foley’s Venture & Growth Capital Practice Group and Health Care and Innovative Technology Sectors also participated in the discussion.

Foley’s Health Care Industry Team is a nationally recognized group of legal and industry professionals who are well versed in the complex and ever-changing challenges of the health care industry. Our team of more than 150 attorneys provide deep talent in other substantive law areas beyond traditional health care law such as labor & employment, real estate, tax-exempt bonds, antitrust, estate planning, and environmental law.

Additionally, Foley’s Innovative Technology team consists of over 150 attorneys across 25 offices, our cross-disciplinary team of attorneys and professionals understands the impact of innovative technology and helps clients develop future-proof legal strategies for their businesses. In many cases, we work with company leadership to help shape a vision for the future that incorporates the benefits of innovative technology while protecting against its risks. Our Venture & Growth Capital attorneys understand the complex and diverse needs of both venture funds and their portfolio companies, and offer a broad range of services at each stage of development.

Foley looks forward to hosting more events with Beyond Capital and Penda Health in the future.

Future of Primary Care Across Africa

Dr. Rob Korom (Chief Medical Officer, Penda Health) , Kayuri Bhimani  (Investment Associate) , Eva Yazhari (Co-Founder and CEO of Beyond Capital Fund), Stephanie Koczela (Co-Founder & CEO, Penda Health Care), Mathilde Beniflah (Beyond Capital’s Director of Operations)

Future of Primary Care Across Africa

Over 30 people gathered to discuss a primary care opportunity at Foley & Lardner LLP’s New York office in partnership with Beyond Capital Ventures and Penda Health 

Future of Primary Care Across Africa

Stephanie Koczela (Co-Founder & CEO, Penda Health Care) discusses the future of primary care across Africa

This blog is made available by Foley & Lardner LLP (“Foley” or “the Firm”) for informational purposes only. It is not meant to convey the Firm’s legal position on behalf of any client, nor is it intended to convey specific legal advice. Any opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of Foley & Lardner LLP, its partners, or its clients. Accordingly, do not act upon this information without seeking counsel from a licensed attorney. This blog is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Communicating with Foley through this website by email, blog post, or otherwise, does not create an attorney-client relationship for any legal matter. Therefore, any communication or material you transmit to Foley through this blog, whether by email, blog post or any other manner, will not be treated as confidential or proprietary. The information on this blog is published “AS IS” and is not guaranteed to be complete, accurate, and or up-to-date. Foley makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation or content of the site. Foley expressly disclaims all other guarantees, warranties, conditions and representations of any kind, either express or implied, whether arising under any statute, law, commercial use or otherwise, including implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall Foley or any of its partners, officers, employees, agents or affiliates be liable, directly or indirectly, under any theory of law (contract, tort, negligence or otherwise), to you or anyone else, for any claims, losses or damages, direct, indirect special, incidental, punitive or consequential, resulting from or occasioned by the creation, use of or reliance on this site (including information and other content) or any third party websites or the information, resources or material accessed through any such websites. In some jurisdictions, the contents of this blog may be considered Attorney Advertising. If applicable, please note that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Photographs are for dramatization purposes only and may include models. Likenesses do not necessarily imply current client, partnership or employee status.

Insights